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Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
and the u.s. role is winding down. president obama says the united states will give up control of the operation soon. >> we anticipate this transition to take place in a matter of days and not a matter of weeks. >> the only favorable strategic outcome is ghadafi gone and some form of stability re- established in a country that right now is facing a protracted civil war. >> the coalition forces are planning to expand the no-fly zone over libya. >>> an update now on the disaster in japan. members of the nuclear regulatory commission met yesterday at its headquarters in rockville. they say the situation at a damaged nuclear plant in japan appears to be stabilizing. officials are working to restore power to the cooling systems but that could steak a few more weeks because of the extensive damage caused by the deadly 9.0 earthquake and tsunami. more than 450,000 people have been displaced from that and the death toll could top 18,000. a virginia woman's body has been found in the rub all of a building in japan too. 4-year-old taylor anderson was killed during the earthquake and tsun
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Mar 16, 2011 6:00am EDT
and customs enforcement agents say he was deported to honduras in 2004 but snuck back into the u.s. 54- year-old paul kraus died in the crash. two others were hurt when krause's car hit theirs. police a ramos grabbed a 3-year- old out of his own car and ran away from the accident scene but they caught up to him pretty quickly. he has been charged with aggravated involuntary man slot, dui, driving with a revoked license, child endangerment and a felony hit and run. -- involuntary manslaughter. its 30-year-old yea that murray and a cowork he were were bound, sexually assaulted and badly beaten when two men got into lululemon after closing. murray was found dead at the scene. investigators continue to check a number of tips that are coming in. >> investigators have conducted a comprehensive canvass in this area where they've gone to other commercial establishments and other points where there may be video and they are looking at that. >> the surviving victim was reheesed yesterday from the hospital. police have made no arrests. we will speak with the greater chevy chase chambers of commerce abo
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Mar 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
get anything though and they took off down independence. u.s. park police say despite that crime, the mall remains safe gentleman several years ago, we do -- we did have some robberies on the mail. they were prosecuted. we haven't had any serious crimes against persons in several years here so we have a pretty low crime rate through here. >> the victim was treated at the hospital for head and leg injuries. he has not been identified. we'll have more coming up in a live report at 6:30. >>> police are soying for a suspect after a deadly shooting in northeast. officers responded to reports of gunfire along bryant street in d.c. just south of rhode island avenue around 10:00 last night. they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. he was later pronounced dead at the hospital notch word on any -- at the hospital. no word on any motive. >>> mayor vince gray's first state of the district address. the mayor says he is focusing on creating jobs, improving education, stopping hiv transmission and developing communities east of the river. the mayor did not directly discuss the current a
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Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
warships and fighter planes hit radar and communications sites. the u.s. is leading the bombing but the defense secretary says they will turn control over it a coalition and ghadafi is promising a long fight. the u.s. was joined by british and french warplanes in last night's bombardment as well. workers have been evacuated from a japanese nuclear complex after gray smoke could be seen rising from one. the reactors. there are still signs that radiation is seeping through. the health ministry discovered more produce that contains elevated levels of radiation. japanese officials began spraying concrete on reactors today to contain the leaks. it is believed the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami will top 18,000. >>> in the meantime, there are more amazing stories of survival coming out of japan. here is another one. an 80-year-old woman and her teenaged grandson were found alive nine days after the earthquake and tsunami. the 16-year-old managed to dig himself out of the their flattened two story home and led rescuers to his grandmother who was having trouble walking. both
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Mar 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
>>> a second hydrogen explosion in three days reported at a nuclear plant in japan. the u.s. now shifting offshore aid away from the area. meantime, the death toll is rying in the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated the nation. we have got the latest developments straight ahead. >>> sexual assault and murder inside a popular store in bethesda. the suspects are still on the loose. fox 5 morning news continues now at 6:00. >>> start you off with a view of the nation's capital this morning. it is monday morning, march 14. 38degrees at reagan national airport. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's get a check of weather with tucker barnes. he is here with more on what is a chilly start to the day but it will be a nice forecast for the rest of the week too. >> temperature-wise, this will be the cool one today and better and better from here. by the end of the week, spring is going to -- it will feel like spring around here. let's get right to the bus stop forecast. it will be cold for the kids or for you
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
as president obama works to assure americans there is no radiation risk in the u.s. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> we're going to get started at 6:00 thon friday as we look live over washington, d.c. this morning. it will be a nice one. temperatures already nice out there this mourn. it will be a great day. good morning, thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >>> i'm steve chenevey, thank you for being with us this friday morning. let's say good morning to tony perkins. >> good morning everybody. not a bad day on tap for us. let's take a look, get to it, your satellite-radar composite, no moisture or precipitation out there i should say. humidity levels 75, 76%. we do have clouds across the region this morning. i do think we will feature some clouds during the course of the day. will we see sunshine? yes, there will be clouds around as well. nothing in the way of precipitation for us during the day. off to the west you could see a little shower or two later on. temperature, i will pull this out for you. you can see the big picture, more clouds
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
calling for international assistance. look at all those cars there in the water with the boats. the u.s. ambassador in japan says the united states is ready to help. >> the pictures coming from there absolutely increedible. the big story for us here at home, the heavy rain that we had in the last 24 to 48 hours. here is a live look from canal road which is closed and it remains closed this morning as a result of flooding and mudslides in that area. we still have a lot of pooling waterlet over from the rain this morning. >> one lane now open heading into the city. one lane open on canal road. >> heavy rain and severe thunderstorm warnings last night and tornado warnings. most of the advisories are gone. we still have flood warnings for the rivers. much improved forecast for today. sunshine in the low to mid-50s for the first part of the day. >> that sounds good. >> a lot better. here is your radar are. rain shower activity, heavy rain off to the north and east. the coal are air filters in. a little snow there in west virginia. no worries here. we aren't going to get any snow. there could
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
in japan. it will charter flights to help u.s. citizens to escape there. the state department is also telling all americans living within 50 miles of the plant to evacuate. but japan has only ordered people within 20 miles to leavu.s. energy secretary says the crisis is more serious than the worst nuclear incident in u.s. history. >> events unfolding in japan incidents -- actually appear to be more serious than three mile island. to what extents we don't really know now. >> another difference between american and japanese officials here? the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says all the water in one of the cooling ponds is gone. but japan says that's not so. now concerns remain that radiation from japan could reach the u.s.. the forecast on tuesday by the united nations says the radioactive plume from the damaged reactors could reach southern california by late tomorrow. however, the "new york times" reports the path will probably change with shifting weather pattern and even at its worst would have a miniscule impact if any on people's health here in the u.s.. we are talking more a
FOX
Mar 7, 2011 6:00am EST
died in houston last week. is a navy veteran who joined the u.s. astronaut rp 1980. he flew on board discovery in 1985. he was 64 years old. >>> in michigan, family and friend are mourning a young basketball star. they gathered sunday to pay their respects to 16-year-old wes leonard. the medical examiner says he went into cardiac arrest. there is a funeral set for tomorrow. >>> the university of virginia women's olalla cross team has retired the number worn by yeardley love. the number one was retired yesterday before the team's home game against penn state. she was found dead last may in her apartment. men's la crosse player george huguely v has been charged with her murder. >>> a night dedicated to honoring local musical taal the takes a violent turn. this disturbing camera phone video has gone viral. we'll let you know what where this and and what organizers have to say about it coming up after of the break.  ♪ [ female announcer ] the counter. in most homes, it gets all the action. bring it. getting it clean again is easy with bounty. in this lab test, one sheet of
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Mar 3, 2011 6:00am EST
street and the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> the u.s. supreme court says protests outside of military nguyen rails by a cans an church are protected by the first amendment. the vote was 8-1. the high security sided with the westboro baptist church that agreed with a lower court that tossed out a $5 million judgement in the suit by a father of a fallen soldier. the church pickets with the message that the deaths are gods pun you bement for the nation's tolerance of gays. >> my first thought was eight justices don't have the common sense god gave a goat. we found out today that we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. >> nothing has changed except this. this case put a megaphone to the mouth of thisling church. >> justice samuel alito was the lone dissenter saying in part, quote, our pronorthbound national commitment to free and open debate is not a license for the vicious verbal assault that occurred in this case. >>> in about 0 minutes be we'll hear from the father who put up the five-year fight in honor of his son. >>> a toddler is in
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Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
is saying this morning and what is happening to scale back the u.s. forces in the offensive against libya's leader. >>> there is word of a potential for more radiation contamination in japan. stay with us. we'll be right back. awh 's rig >>> there may have been a core breach at the nuclear reactor crippled by the quake and tsunami two weeks ago. managers at the plant stopped work at two of the reactor this is morning and suspect that one of the reactor cores may have cracked open. the number of dead from the quake and tsunami is officially over 10,000 but 17,000 are still missing. >>> now to the latest out of libya. secretary of state hillary clinton says that the united states is transferring command and control of the no-fly zone to nato. at lines agreed yesterday to take over the operations from the u.s. the secretary of state says it is the next step in military action against libya. she sheds to long ton next week for talks with allies on the operation -- to london next week for talks with al allies on the operation. >>> president obama is expected to speak about the action in libya
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Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
. however, the u.s. department of education spared virginia tech from losing some or all of its $98 million in federal student aid. one were the students shot says it is not enough. >> there is no amount of money that can compensate if losing # -- # 2 students and faculty. it is the maximum allowed under current law. that was the most they could do. other schools should understand and learn from the mistake that were made to improve this process and improve notifying students on a timely manner of very critical information. >> university officials have always maintained their innocence and say they will appeal the fine. >>> the frederick county teenager accused of bringing a loaded gun to school. the teen goes to tuscarora high school in frederick. investigators say the boy was showing off a 22 caliber revolunteerer to friends. students told the school resource deputy. the teen claims he needed it for protection after a fight on monday. >>> looking at this morning's other top stories, president obama will lay out a plan for energy security today. he will speak at georgetown university frust
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Mar 10, 2011 6:00am EST
theaters across the u.s. the thing that really got me on this story was the regal cinema chief financial officer said we sell popcorn for $6 a bucket. it only costs us 15 cents to make. that is a hefty premium. we are talking about commodity prices being higher. popcorn is a commodity. we paying north of $6 for that. >> they are making money hand over fist and you can't go to the movies and not get a big bucket of popcorn. all right. >> exactly. >> what do you have coming up later this morning on fox business network. >> we are going to be talking to -- let me get my sheet out here for you. the gulf oil ceo on neil cavuto's show talking about oil. and the ohio speaker of the house on america's nightly scoreboard talking about everything going on with the unions. back to you. >> thank you. >>> if you want tickets to this year's easter egg roll at the white house, you need to act fast. the sign-up process is under way but only for a limited time. we'll get details when fox 5 morning news comes back. >>> and stacy cohan is following today's top story. >> reporter: good morning. mayor vincen
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Mar 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
that there is any possibility of harmful radiation levels in the united states or in hawaii or any other u.s. territories. >> reporter: the nuclear crisis is now the worst in japan since the atomic bombing during world war ii. four days after the catastrophe struck, rescuers continue to search for survivors and today, we learned a 70-year-old woman was found alive. she was inside her house which had washed away in the tsunami. the house amazingly stayed intact. she was suffering from hypothermia but is conscious, steve. >> thank you very much. >>> more now on the potential health effects facing those closest. the first symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. symptoms can start within minutes to days of exposure and can last for days. victims may look and fell healthy for a short time and then become sick again with loss of appetite, fatigue, seizures and coma as well as skin damage. a dye used by artists for centuries can remove certain radioactive materials. if you would like to help the victims of the disaster in japan, can you do so with one simple phone call. let's check in with sarah
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Mar 31, 2011 6:00am EDT
's evacuation zone as the u.s. sends in people to help. weome. and happy baconalia! baconalia? mm-hmm. why, it's the sacred festival of bacon. a celebration of baconian delight. come celebrate baconalia! we're open to 7 new ways to enjoy bacon. denny's. america's diner is always open. >>> the ohio legislature pass a bill severely limiting union rights for 350,000 public worker. that includes safety workers, teachers, nurses and government personnel. the bill allows unions to negotiate wages and certain job conditions but not health care, sick time or pension benefits. it replaces automatic pay increases with merit raises. it also prohibits strikes. the republican governor of ohio is expected to sign it into law. >>> in japan, nuclear safety fails say they are looking into reports that high levels of radiation are now in a village just 5 miles from a plant. it is outside the evacuation zone and we are learning of 155 marines from maryland heading to japan today. they are based at the indian head surface warfare cent are and are specifically trained to monitor radiation levels. the team will not
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Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
. that is the most money frozen by the united states u.s. ambassador is blasting khadafy calling him delusional. >>> gas prices continue to rise because of turmoil. the national average is $3.38. that is up one cent from yesterday. >>> oil production in libya has been cut by about 50% and that is hurting supplies that go mainly to europe. libya provides about 2% of the world's oil. >>> a health alert this morning from d.c. health officials who say a woman with measles who was in town recently rode on the d 1 or d 6 bus last monday. she ate at a pot belly's restaurant on irving street and took the s 2 or s 4 bus back to georgetown. she arrived from london on february 20th and two days later left bwi for denver and onto albuquerque. >>> president obama extending an olive branch to states up happy with happen -- unhappy with the health care reform law. >>> his family said he was having a heart attack but they say paramedics told them it was just acid reflux and they've been given the go ahead to take legal action. >>> police rolling out a new tactic in the search for the east coast rapist. more
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Mar 4, 2011 6:00am EST
house yesterday, president obama also said he has ordered u.s. relief agencies to help evacuees return to their home countries. >>> worries about how the cry us in labia is impacting oil continues to cause gas prices to go up. in d.c., the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $3.55. that is up five cents from just yesterday. in maryland, the average is $3.44. >>> wednesday's attack on a bus load of u.s. airmen outside the frankfurt, germany airport would have likely been worse if not for the suspect's gun jamming. officials say he pulled the trigger twice but the pistol jammed. >>> we had a little taste of spring earlier this spring. >> up next, we'll check some with tucker to see what today has for us and find out how things will look for the weekend as well. >> get ready. the national cherry blossom festival begins on march 26th. a predicted peak bloom date for march 29 through april 3. d you... don't have a choice of getting breast cancer. i had no choice. that 3-day gave me that opportunity. and i can actually do something to help. 60 miles in 3 days-- i can d
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Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
not to give tap water to the babies. the u.s. is banning imports of dairy and produce from farms in areas around the nuclear plant. >>> at the plant itself, black smoke was seen rising from a reactor overnight. in the meantime, at least two strong aftershocks have rocked northeastern japan but they did not cause any damage. >>> in libya, colonel moammar ghadafi made his first public afterrance in a week telling the crowd his forces will win. a few hours later, more air strikes as anti-aircraft fire lit up the night sky for a fourth night in a row. yesterday, an f-15 fighter jet crashed not far from the rebel capital of benghazi. president obama cut short his trip to latin america. in el salvador, he was asked about the mission. >> we have a long-range poll sieve making sure ghadafi is no longer blocking the legitimate ago operations of libyan people but that is not necessarily going to be accomplished just by military means alone. >> in libya's third largest city, conditions continue to worsen despite coalition air strikes. >>> the family of an american marine killed in afghanistan on sun
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Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
here in the u.s. >>> also this morning, police are searching for suspects after a pizza delivery man is found dead and hours later, a man is killed in a drive-by shooting not far from the scene of the first crime. fox 5 morn 5 -- fox 5 morning news continues right now. >> i'm allison seymour. steve isn't in today. >> i'm maureen umeh. i'm in not next week or two. just filling in. >> we want to get a check of the weather with tucker barnes and we talk about the chilly weather. tell the folks just waking up. >> good morning, allison. >> good morning. >> it is cold out there. temperature are in the 20s and 30s. d. definitely a jacket today. let's get to hd radar. a pretty good storm system cranking off to the south and west and bringing snow to parts of the area. we might see a flurry as far north as richmond and we'll get a little cloud cover. it won't be a perfectly sunny day today. it will be cool. our high temperatures later today only in the 40s. we should be near 60. right now, it is cold. 20s for most the area north and west of the city. 25 in frederick. 25 in hagerstown. last
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Mar 8, 2011 6:00am EST
for terror suspects. his plan is to have them stand trial on u.s. soil. that plan ran into stiff competition in congress. the president say the new policies will, quote, help bring terrorists to justice. >>> nearly 10 years later, new video of 9-11 has surfaced on youtube and it could be the closest vantage cent forth world trade center floors hit by the planes. the 17-minute video was taken from a police helicopter circling the twin towers. can you watch it in its entire at -- entirety on myfoxdc.com. >>> the controversy has been the cent are of his media campaign. we now know the fate of charlie sheen's show, two and a half men. more on that on the other side of the break. stay with us.  >>> making headlines, prosecutors in arizona want the tucson shooting suspect to get a mental exam. they asked a judge to commit jared loughner to a federal facility where psychologists could evaluate him. the 22-year-old suspected in the rampage that wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords made threats on the internet before the shooting. prosecutors want to know if he suffers from a m
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Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
interesting. in 196 3-rbg the u.s. population was under 200 million people and new home sales were nearly 6-thousand a month. the now the population is over 300 million new home sales are at 250,000 a month. so this is an awful report. there are many people that don't even believe the report. they said it was too bad and must have been skewed by the weather and also traders distracted by everything going on in the arab world and in japan. so at the end of the day, we did see a rally. the dow was up by 67 points after that terrible report. and futures right now are higher as well and this comes despite oil prices that have just moved above $106. >> a know a lot of people obviously have been fixated and talking about the news, the passing of elizabeth taylor. we've seen a lot of celebrities that can have come out, built a brand around they wouldselves. what is it that she really leaves behind that we are taking a look at today. >> she was such a pioneering person. you know, she was one of the first people like the paul newman is another expect. they used their stardom to carve an empire. she
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